Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Blandford Forum, England


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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Bottle - pasteurised. Has been occasionally spotted in cask.

An award-winning 4.5% ABV premium ale, well balanced with distinctive bitterness and a delicate floral peach and melon aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (444) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
One of our traditions of the start of summer, a cold glass of this in the garden. The peach flavour is quite strong, wouldn’t drink pints of it, but one glass, served really cold, goes down well

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (2617) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2014
Clear glass bottle, 500 ml, at home, poured into a Guinness glass. ABV 4.5% Pours a deep golden orange beer, very clear body with minimal activity in it, small white head with average retention for its size, leaving medium lacing around the glass. Aroma of peaches, very intense and sweet, like the ones cominf from a can or a peach flavoured ice-tea. I don’t get anything else since the peaches aroma is dominating but I find it to my liking. Taste is malty, less peach now but still there, a little bit of toffee on the finish. Mildly bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium body, okay carbonation. Overall a weird beer, the combination of the sweet peaches aroma along with the flavours present, sure is interesting but at the end I am a bit uncertain if I would want another one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with 2 finger thick white head. Aroma: Peach, honeydew melon, pepper, biscuit malt and floral. Taste: Medium sweet and bitterness and low/medium sourness, with a slight saltiness. Palate: Thin coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, dry, peppery, bitter, fruity, peach and malty finish. Comments: Enjoyable and different with a glass lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (462) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2014
i have had a few of the badger beers now this is not my favourite but it is very nice quite bitter with a nice fruity peach taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GoufCustom (880) - HONG KONG - MAR 27, 2014

500 ml bottle bought at foodGARDEN in D2 Place, Lai Chi Kok.

Clear deep golden amber colour; Three-quarter finger head with soapy off-white foam which lasted for 1 minute; Good sticky lacing with fizzy carbonation; Very strong and sweet aroma of canned peaches, plus ale malt, melon, molasses, light floral, and faint grass; Light sweet taste of pretty light ale malt, with light peaches, floral, light molasses, dry biscuits, and fairly light lemon, thin grass and light bitter hops; Light body, watery palate; Mouth feel is fairly light, easy-going ale malt under strong influence of peach background, but not that strong in taste. Good floral backdrops, not that sweet at all, just thin molasses. Good and typical Ale dry biscuits. Simple and nice… Hoppiness is good floral and light grassy nose, light lemon and thin grass. Bitterness is light but subtle for a lasting, mildly astringent finish. I like it! Dry after taste. Easy, refreshing and slightly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This is a very likeable Golden Ale. Everything - except the heavy canned peach aroma - is on the light side and works really well for easy and enjoyable drinking. The subtle light bitter hoppiness is a nice touch. Perfect for chilling out or enjoying with cakes. A neat one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (3554) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2014
Rating from 2012. Sehr floral im Antrunk. Der Hauptteil ist fruchtig, leichte Karamell-Töne. Fruchtig-floraler NG, sehr mild-weich.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
djoeye (1855) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2014
Aroma; peaches, apricot candy, lots of that. Head as off white peach tart cream, thin layer, clear amber body, some laceworks inside mug. Taste; peach juice drowned hops, apricot notes all over, hops are trying to come back in transition to the aftertaste. To palate a bit watery. Fruity and nice carbonated. Finishes in icy peach, grains, grass, hops. Overall a strange drink, fruit beer? But easy to drink. 0,5L clear bottle 4.5% b@supermarket in Finland, tasted@home Norway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
veceo (651) - CROATIA - JAN 26, 2014
Clear golden color, thin white head. Aroma is dominantly peach. A bit watery though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1048) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
500ml bottle from supermarket. Clear golden colour with very limitless head. Peach dominates the flavour, but not overpowering. On the whole this beer was ok

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leopolito (61) - São Caetano do Sul, BRAZIL - DEC 11, 2013
Sensacional aroma de pêssego. Visualmente normal, sem espuma. Paladar excepcional, com bouquet de pêssego e retrogosto floral bem lupulado. Cerveja bem rica.

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